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Study Visit Central Macedonia – La Libertad, July 11-13, 2022

A delegation from La Libertad, Peru carried out its study visit in Central Macedonia, Greece As part of the cooperation activities between Central Macedonia (Greece) and La Libertad (Peru), the Regional Governor and a high-ranking official from La Libertad carried out their study visit in Central Macedonia from July 11th through July 13th, 2022. During the study visit, regional delegates...

Study Visit Coimbra – Valle del Cauca, July 4-6, 2022

A delegation from Valle del Cauca, Colombia carried out its study visit in Coimbra, Portugal As part of the cooperation activities between Coimbra (Portugal) and Valle del Cauca (Colombia), a delegation of three members from Valle del Cauca regional government and ProPacífico, carried out their study visit in Coimbra from July 4th through July 6th, 2022. The regions seek to...

Early Success Story from IURC Latin America and Much More

As part of the cooperation activities between the Silesian Voivodeship (Poland) and the State of Paraná (Brazil), the regions have found technology transfer and joint R&D&I as opportunities to promote cooperation between their respective institutions and companies in sectors such as automotive, aviation, environment, health, ICT, mining and sanitation. Both regions consider technology as the supporting tool for their regional...

A delegation from Paraná State, Brazil carried out its study visit in Silesia, Poland

As part of the cooperation activities between the Silesian Voivodeship (Poland) and the State of Paraná (Brazil), a delegation of 2 senior officials from Paraná carried out their 3-day study visit in the Silesian Voivodeship from June 23rd through June 29th, 2022. In the meantime, delegates from both regions participated in UN Habitat’s World Urban Forum to expand their network...

IURC Latin America at WUF11

Delegates from 15 cities and regions participating in the International Urban and Regional Cooperation programme (IURC) Latin America met from June 26-28 at UN Habitat's World Urban Forum in Katowice, Poland. [caption id="attachment_28742" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Delegates learned pathways to shareable solutions to transform their cities and regions.[/caption] IURC Latin America members were able to share their experiences so far with...

Watch the webinar video: “Inclusive Recycling”

(EN) On June 15th, IURC Latin America held its 6th webinar about “Inclusive Recycling”. The event brought together international experts from the municipalities of Fortaleza (Brazil) and Hermosillo (Mexico), as well as a representative of the WIEGO network. The webinar introduced inclusive recycling and the potential of integrating the empowerment of vulnerable women with sustainable practices that incorporate technology and...

Watch the webinar video: “Mobility Behaviour Change: Promoting Sustainable Choices in Cities”

On May 19th, IURC Latin America held its 5th webinar about “Mobility Behaviour Change”. The event brought together international experts from ITDP Mexico, the municipality of Umea (Sweden), and the municipality of Parma (Italy), which introduced mobility behaviour change measures and initiatives, encouraging citizens to adopt active and sustainable mobility habits. The three panellists explored the relevance of behaviour change...

Urban Future Conference – Helsingborg

IURC Latin America participated in the Urban Future Conference (UF22) in Helsingborg, Sweden, from June 1-3, with a delegation of 21 representatives from 13 cities and regions of Latin America and Europe: Malaga, Rome, Cali, Barranquilla, Debrecen, Hermosillo, Punta Arenas, Umea, Essen, Fortaleza, Cantabria, Sao Paulo, and Milan. [caption id="attachment_26539" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] 13 IURC-LA cities and regions attend the Urban...

Webinar 6: “Inclusive Recycling”

We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the ”Inclusive Recycling” webinar. The event is organized by the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Latin America (IURC-LAC) Programme on Wednesday, June 15th at 09:00 CDT/16:00 CEST. The webinar will have a duration of 75 minutes and offer simultaneous interpretation in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. The event will introduce...

Delegations from Almería and Extremadura, Spain, carry out study visits in Piura, Peru

Two Spanish delegations made up of three senior officials from the city of Almería and four directors of FUNDECYT-PCTEX from the region of Extremadura carried out their study visits to the city and region of Piura, within the framework of the International Program for Urban Cooperation and Regional in Latin America (IURC-LA), financed by the European Union. The Almería delegation...